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Great news!…..To date, 8th June 2024 – a whopping  £11,462.50 has now been raised for Strathcarron Hospice and MacMillan Cancer Support Scotland from the sale of paintings at our “Ongoing” Charity Exhibition in ”Blossoms” Coffee Shop/Bistro at Torwood Garden Centre, Central Park, Bellsdyke Road, Larbert. Thank you to all of our lovely customers for buying our paintings to help our fund raising efforts for these 2 charities.

“The Gallery”, within G R McFarlane, Watchmaker, Jewellers & Art Gallery, 41 Mill Street, Alloa. FK10 1DW Admission FREE Opening hours: 10am to 4pm – Monday to Saturday. Closed Sundays Central Arts Exhibition of Paintings & small artworks A wide variety of over 200 paintings, Giclee prints and photography. Includes local scenes, views of the River Forth, landscapes, beach scenes, floral, wildlife & also contemporary.  Plus printed mugs, handmade cards, handmade jewellery and hand painted coasters etc etc. Disabled access to downstairs gallery only.

We currently have a few vacancies for new members to join us.

If you wish to enquire about joining Central Arts please click “Contact” at the top of the homepage.

As a member you can submit your paintings, giclee prints, ceramics, sculptures etc to our exhibitions ‘free of charge’. You can also have a maximum of 50 photos of your paintings posted in your own Gallery Section of our website ‘free of charge’.

Re the new General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), that came into effect May 25th, 2018.  As part of the new data protection regulations, we are required to provide you with certain information in relation to the lawful grounds for our ongoing processing of your personal data.  In order to fulfill that obligation, we have put together a new privacy notice that clearly sets out how we collect and process your personal data, for what purposes we use your data, the legal […]

Central Arts is an entirely voluntary and non-profit making association of artists in Central Scotland. It was founded in June 1986. Membership covers a wide area in Central Scotland including Stirlingshire, Clackmananshire, Perthshire, Fife, Glasgow and Edinburgh.

Names of the Celebrities who have conducted the Opening Ceremony at our exhibition previews.

List of the 57 exhibitions staged by Central Arts from 1995 to 2019

Over the years Central Arts has staged exhibitions to raise funds for the following charities.

(1) – In 2002 Central Arts Association received an Award during ‘Volunteers Week’ for dedication and commitment. (2) – In February 2009 Central Arts Association received an “Outstanding contribution to the Arts in 2008 Award” from Clackmannanshire Arts Forum. (3) – 2022/2023 – Central Arts Association – Prestige Award Winner – “Scottish Non Profit Making Organisation of the year for Art”

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Contact details and opening hours for The Frame Shop in East Calder

Please note:- Paintings purchased from our ”Ongoing” Charity Exhibition in Torwood Garden Centre, Larbert cannot be returned after purchase and payment cannot be refunded as all artworks are checked prior to display.  Central Arts Association